1.1 miles
24 ft
-102 ft
Avg time


  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Cranberry Backcountry
    Hillsboro, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
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  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #34047 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Monongahela National Forest

This entry level singletrack makes a nice, short loop around the Nature Center when coupled with Pocahontas Trail #263. It can be ridden in either direction with a fun descent to mild climb from the south, or a slight descent to steady but manageable climb in the opposite direction. From where it connects to the Pocahontas Trail #263, riders can continue to climb up to Blue Knob and the Cranberry Lodge.

Access Info

From the Cranberry Nature Center Parking Lot, access the trail by way of the Pocahontas Trail. Half a mile up the trail, you'll see the trailhead sign for Bruffey Reserve Trail. Access the other trailhead directly across the road from the parking lot, on the other side of the intersection of North Fork Cherry Highway and Highland Scenic Highway, on rider's left side of the road.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Bruffey Reserve Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -77 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,553 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,652 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,652 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,573 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,903 ft
  • Distance down
    2,762 ft
  • Distance flat
    935 ft
  • Avg time
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on May 9, 2023
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      Bruffey Reserve... Trail Reports

      May 9, 2023 @ 9:54am
      May 9, 2023
      All clear as of 5/9/23
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      • Last: Oct 1, 2023


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